Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that come to u.c. >> i think we should think about the day -- and this is maybe in a five-year period, maybe 15% of the courses taken by each undergraduate would be online. >> reporter: while the governor says online courses will streamline costs, others don't think it will. it's that flop you mentioned earlier. recent reports say u.c. systems spend more than $4 million in marketing in online courses to anybody outside the university. since it started last year, only four people have signed up and some say it's just smoking mirrors. >> you spend a lot more money on administration, on equipment, on staff, on various things related to the technology and you actually take money away from instruction education. so i'm afraid it's a recipe for administrative bloat. >> reporter: many in the meeting actually thank governor brown for finding $10 million in the budget for increasing online education. no comment from the governor
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
is here. ktvu health and science editor john fouler is on his way right now to santa clara county where they've reported a death from the virus. the precautions being taken as a result. >>> thank you for trusting the news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com.
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
the severity here in california. new at noon, health and science editor june fowler joins us with details and words of flu vaccine shortages. >> i spoke by phone late this morning with the top flu expert. the flu you are seeing in your neighborhood is widespread statewide. >> the level of activity exceeds what will be expected for this time of the year. this may prove to be more heavier flu season. >> good news. it is the same type a strain and the trouble is the vaccine is hard to find in areas. i reported some pharmacies are short or out in the bay area. spot shortages should be temporary. they reported another death today of someone under 65 in southern california and urging everyone to get a flu shot. wash hands and stay home when sick to head off what could be one of the worse flu seasons in years. john fowler. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> thank you; john. >>> crews are at the scene of an accident. the driver is in the hospital. the accident stopped traffic shortly after 9:00 on old adobe road. the driver suffered moderate injuries and taken to santa rosa memorial hospital. no other veh